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Mon, 10/24/2011

'Sugar-coated cells' topic of chemistry lecture

University of California-Berkeley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Carolyn R. Bertozzi will deliver the fifth biennial Richard L. Schowen Lectures in Bioorganic Chemistry next month. ...

Fri, 10/21/2011

KPR wraps up most successful fall membership drive

Despite a challenging economy and looming budget cuts — or maybe because of it — Kansas Public Radio donors made the station’s membership drive the most successful fall drive in the station’s history. ...

Fri, 10/21/2011

Professor: 'Border Wars' concept belongs to modern coaches, not history

Today’s use of "Border Wars" to describe athletic rivalries between the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri did not evolve in the decades that followed the Civil War, according to a study at the University of Kansas. ...

Fri, 10/21/2011

Professor wins award for contributions to aging, care research

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Fri, 10/21/2011

Tuttle lecture to review role of black women in nursing before the 1950s

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Thu, 10/20/2011

Media advisory: Islamic law expert available to discuss Gadhafi's death

DISCUSS: U.S. policy toward the Middle East; Islamic law; terrorism, al-Qaida, Muslim Brotherhood and the Taliban; international trade law and policy; the World Trade Organization; Arab revolutions and democracy; Syria; Iran; Gulf countries; Pakistan, India, and Kashmir; and Israel and Palestine. ...

Thu, 10/20/2011

KU partners with BioPontis Alliance to boost drug development, investment

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Thu, 10/20/2011

Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns with 'Real Men, Real Talk'

href="http://janamackeyseries.ku.edu/">Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture SeriesLAWRENCE — The University of Kansas welcomes educator and activist Tony Porter as keynote speaker at the annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series in memory of late women’s rights activist and KU law student Jana Lynne Mackey. ...

Thu, 10/20/2011

Colloquium celebrates English professor's contributions to poetry

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Thu, 10/20/2011

Expert on contemporary Islam to speak at the Dole Institute

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Wed, 10/19/2011

KU unveils sustainability plan

University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and the KU Center for Sustainability have announced the completion of Building Sustainable Traditions, the KU campus sustainability plan. Aspects of the plan will be the focus of events during KU Sustainability Week, which is Oct. 24-28. ...

Wed, 10/19/2011

Natural History Museum invites public to identification day event

The KU Natural History Museum is calling all amateur rock hounds, fossil hunters and meteorite enthusiasts for an identification event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. ...

Wed, 10/19/2011

Dole Institute sponsors 2011 Civic Engagement and KU Leadership

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Tue, 10/18/2011

Author to discuss race, sports in America

An author who challenges the notion that sports level the racial playing field in America will discuss his new book, “Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America,” on Oct. 24 at the University of Kansas. ...

Tue, 10/18/2011

Associate professor receives Budig writing education honor

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Tue, 10/18/2011

KU School of Music announces concerts at Kauffman Center

University of Kansas student and faculty musicians will have an opportunity to perform two concerts at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City. ...

Mon, 10/17/2011

Mencuro Therapeutics moves into BTBC Expansion Facility

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Mon, 10/17/2011

Permanently dismal economy could prompt men to seek more sex partners

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Mon, 10/17/2011

Discovery Grants to benefit autism research

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Mon, 10/17/2011

KJHK listed among '10 Great College Radio Stations'

KJHK, the University of Kansas student-operated radio station, received recognition from The Washington Post in its listing of “10 Great College Radio Stations” published online by the Post on Oct. 13. The station was listed second within a list of 10 outstanding student-run FM radio stations. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011

Grant to help students in low-income schools 'GEAR UP' for education

The University of Kansas has landed a seven-year, $8.9 million grant to ensure students in low-income districts not only are aware of the educational opportunities available to them, but that they improve their grades, graduate from high school and enroll in college. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011

Education reform critic Diane Ravitch to speak in Humanities Lecture Series

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Fri, 10/14/2011

KU Symphony Orchestra plans concert and community costume contest

The KU Symphony Orchestra will perform a Halloween concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in the Lied Center auditorium.A community-wide costume contest will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Lied Center Seymour Gallery. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011

MEDIA ADVISORY: KU professors available to speak about No Child Left Behind waiver

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Thu, 10/13/2011

Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award winners announced

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Thu, 10/13/2011

KU Endowment kicks off photo contest

Calling all shutterbugs: Enter KU Endowment’s photo contest, compete for prizes of $250 and see your photos published online and/or in print. ...

Thu, 10/13/2011

Professor to testify on arbitration before congressional committee

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Thu, 10/13/2011

Science on Tap to focus on the brain and food choices

could peer into the brain, what kinds of processes would be involved in thinking of that slice of cake as a reward? ...

Thu, 10/13/2011

Recent grad serving as fellow to Medical Legal Partnership Clinic

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Wed, 10/12/2011

Researcher argues 'pretending to listen' OK, sometimes necessary in education

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